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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    The Cuban rafter phenomenon a unique sea exodus / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    In English and Spanish. In this digital archive you can explore the experiences of tens of thousands of citizens who have left Cuba in small boats, homemade rafts and other unusual craft. Currently the site focuses on those who precipitated and participated in one specific sea exodus: the raft crisis of 1994. Through photos, videos, bibliography, primary documents and narratives, the site examines the ...

    • Date: 2004
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    Burt Boyar collection of Sammy Davis, Jr. biographical materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains drafts, galleys and page proofs for Boyar's books Yes I can: the story of Sammy Davis, Jr. (1965) and Sammy: an autobiography (2000). It also includes taped interviews with Davis and his wife Altovise conducted by Boyar and his wife Jane for their book Why me?: the Sammy Davis, Jr. story (1989). In addition, there are digital media and text files ...

    • Contributor: Boyar, Burt
    • Date: 1954
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    Burl Ives collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television, and on the concert stage. It includes articles, correspondence, press releases, promotional and publicity materials, photographs, clippings, scripts, financial and earnings information, and programs. The Biographical Materials series contains published and unpublished articles by and about Burl Ives. The Subject File series was maintained by Ives and has been kept in its original ...

    • Contributor: Ives, Burl - Ives (burl) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1919
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    Otto Klemperer archive, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The archive consists of Otto Klemperer's papers which document his life and career. It contains manuscript and printed music, including holograph scores and sketches, copyists' printed scores and parts, and musical arrangements; correspondence; family papers; writings by and about Klemperer; interviews with Klemperer and others; legal and financial documents; clippings; programs, including many from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; photographic materials; materials related to ...

    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Date: 1792
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    Daniel Nagrin collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Nagrin's life and career, in addition to a significant amount of materials related to Nagrin's first wife, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and theater director Helen Tamiris (1905-1966). The Helen Tamiris Materials series is arranged in the following subseries: Interview and Conference Panel Transcripts; Publicity Materials; Correspondence; Autobiography; Stage Directions, Choreographic Notes, Class Notes; Writings By or About Tamiris; New ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel
    • Date: 1920
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    Max Roach papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection is not only a comprehensive representation of Roach's music and performing career, but also a dynamic portrayal of the personalities and cultural forces behind jazz in the United States and abroad in the latter half of the twentieth century. It includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. The collection also contains ...

    • Contributor: Roach, Max - Lincoln, Abbey - Hasaan - Bridgewater, Cecil - Brown, Clifford - Cowell, Stanley - Harper, Billy - Heath, Jimmy - Jordan, Clifford - Tillis, Frederick - Weston, Randy - Baraka, Amiri - Sanchez, Sonia - Simone, Nina - Sowande, Fela
    • Date: 1880
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    Claudio Spies papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection, which documents Spies' professional career, includes music manuscripts, correspondence, musical notations, song texts, transcribed interviews, program notes, interview notes, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, and writings. Spies is known for his close, multi-decade affiliation with Igor Stravinsky. The Music series contains manuscript scores by Spies and photocopies of scores by Stravinsky with Spies' annotations. Spies' pieces include his first twelve-tone ...

    • Contributor: Spies, Claudio - Stravinsky, Igor
    • Date: 1939
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    George Zoritch collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The bulk of the George Zoritch collection consists of photographs (most of them reprints), augmented by several periodicals, programs, clippings, and articles documenting his life and career. The Photographs series includes his performances in ballets such as Afternoon of a Faun, Le Spectre de la rose, among many others, with a number of the century's greatest dancers, including Alexandra Danilova, Alicia Markova, Mia Slavenska, ...

    • Contributor: Zoritch, George
    • Date: 1914
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    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Consists of interview transcripts and photographs used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects. Architects who are particularly well represented in these materials include Buckminster Fuller, Walter Gropius, Philip Johnson, Louis Kahn, Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Richard Neutra, I.M. Pei, Eero Saarinen, Minoru Yamasaki, and Frank Lloyd Wright. In addition to the transcripts and photographs, the larger John Peter ...

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
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    Joe Smith collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Oral history interviews conducted chiefly by recording industry executive Joe Smith with 243 noted recording artists and executives, and used in his book, Off the record (New York: Warner Books, 1988). Interviewees include Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Little Richard, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Elton John, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Billy Joel, Sting, Tony Bennett, Joan Baez, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Date: 1986
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    Transcripts and photographs from the John Peter collection, 1951-1995

    Photographs and audiotape transcripts used by John Peter in his books on 20th-century architects.

    • Contributor: Peter, John
    • Date: 1951
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    Sound recordings and other material from the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, circa 1979-2008

    Sound recordings of interviews, speeches, memorandums, television news, and diaries of Zbigniew Brzezinski. The recorded interviews and speeches are accompanied in several instances by transcripts and other supplementary material. These materials are part of the Zbigniew Brzezinski papers, which are held by the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.

    • Contributor: Brzezinski, Zbigniew
    • Date: 1979
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    Tony Schwartz collection, 1912-2008

    The Tony Schwartz Collection consists of multiple formats of material documenting Schwartz's work as a media consultant, audio documentarian, author, radio producer, media theorist, and educator.

    • Contributor: Schwartz, Tony
    • Date: 1912
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    Joe Smith collection, 1986-1988

    Oral history interviews conducted by recording industry executive Joe Smith with more than two hundred recording artists and executives from 1986 through 1988. Printed transcripts accompany most of the recorded interviews.

    • Contributor: Smith, Joe
    • Date: 1986
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    Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-1992

    Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union and about United States politics. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Hedrick
    • Date: 1923
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    Benjamin S. Loeb papers, 1945-1999

    Economist, author, and government official. Research files containing journal excerpts, correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, minutes, interview transcripts, writings, speeches, newspaper clippings, and printed matter compiled by Loeb concerning Glenn Theodore Seaborg's chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971. Loeb assisted Seaborg in writing several books on his chairmanship which feature Seaborg's efforts to promote arms control and peaceful uses of nuclear ...

    • Contributor: Loeb, Benjamin S.
    • Date: 1945
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    Sigmund Freud papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998

    Founder of psychoanalysis. Correspondence, holograph and typewritten drafts of writings by Freud and others, family papers, patient case files, legal documents, estate records, receipts, military and school records, certificates, notebooks, a pocket watch, a Greek statue, an oil portrait painting, genealogical data, interviews, research files, exhibit material, bibliographies, lists, photographs and drawings, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other printed matter. The collection documents many ...

    • Contributor: Freud, Sigmund
    • Date: 0001
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    United States Capitol Historical Society oral history interviews, 1976-1991

    Typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Frank Van der Linden, mostly with members of Congress.

    • Contributor: United States Capitol Historical Society
    • Date: 1976
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    Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office oral history interviews, 1959-1979

    Interviews pertaining to California state politics and government, the suffragists, and to the life and career of John S. Service, an American diplomat in China, and his wife, Caroline.

    • Contributor: Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
    • Date: 1959
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    George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.

    • Contributor: Goddard, George W.
    • Date: 1889
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    National Association of Social Workers oral history interviews, 1978-1980

    National association of social workers. Transcripts of oral history interviews documenting the development of social work from the 1920s through the 1970s.

    • Contributor: National Association of Social Workers
    • Date: 1978
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    U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Budget. Oral History Project oral history interviews, 2006

    Committee responsible for drafting Congress's annual budget plan and monitoring action on the budget for the federal government. Oral history interviews documenting the establishment of the committee, its operation and organization, relations with other committees, and its dealings with various presidential administrations.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Budget
    • Date: 2006
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    Columbia University. Oral History Research Office oral history interviews, 1965-1979

    Transcripts of oral history interviews of individuals involved in the psychoanalysis movement in America. Includes interviews with Michael Balint, Edward Glover, Heinz Hartmann, Willi Hoffer, Abram Kardiner, Lawrence Coleman Kolb, Rudolph Maurice Loewenstein, Margaret S. Mahler, Sandor Rado, Theodor Reik, Joseph Sandler, Raymond de Saussure, and René A. Spitz.

    • Contributor: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
    • Date: 1965
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    Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1991-2004

    Transcripts of oral history interviews with judges, judges’s spouses, lawyers, and court staff associated with the United States Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. Topics include biographical information, judicial procedures, prominent cases, and law clerks.

    • Contributor: Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit. Oral History Project
    • Date: 1991
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    U.S. Congress. Senate. Historical Office oral history interviews, 1976-2003

    Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Senate Historical Office with members and employees of the United States Senate.

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office
    • Date: 1976